Weird Things Dogs Do That are Actually Totally Normal!

Can Your Puppy Learn To Use A Litter Box?

House training your puppy is one of the most important things you will teach him. There are several different ways you can go about teaching your puppy his house training. Some owners are interested in teaching their puppy to use a litter box. Is this possible? Absolutely!

Why Are Dog Tails Docked?

There is some controversy, especially in Europe, over docking dogs’ tails. Some people feel that it is unnecessary or even cruel to dock a dog’s tail. They think that tails are docked for purely cosmetic reasons and that the practice should be stopped. However, the tails of dogs of some breeds have been docked for centuries for non-cosmetic reasons. Here’s why.

Do Dogs Dream?

We may not be able to ask our dogs if they dream but all of the scientific data points to the fact that yes, indeed, dogs do dream. According to researchers, dogs have the same kind of sleep patterns that humans have. That is, they have SWS, or Slow Wave Sleep, the first stage of sleep.

Dealing With An Overweight Dog

It’s estimated that around 40 percent of the dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. Most of those dogs are overweight simply because their owners are feeding them too much food and the dogs don’t get enough exercise.

Diabetic Dog Treats

Diabetes is the most common hormonal problem for dogs. There are an increasing number of dogs in the U.S. with diabetes, perhaps because of the growing number of overweight and obese dogs. If you have a dog with diabetes you need to be very strict about what you feed your dog. However, your dog can still have some dog treats, as long as you take his diabetic condition into consideration.

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